Archive for the 'Cubs Players' Category

Put Me In Coach

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

The 2005 stats for the current stock of Cubs outfielders -
C. Patterson — 126 Games .215/.254./348 — 97H - 13HR - 34RBI - 15SB
John Mabry —- 112 Games .240/.295/.407 — 59H — 8HR - 32RBI — 0SB
Jacque Jones - 142 Games .249/.319/.438 - 130H - 23HR - 73RBI - 13SB
Juan Pierre —- 162 Games […]

You Never Knew They Were Cubs No. 3 - Rule V Draft Edition

Sunday, December 11th, 2005

Meet Louis “Bobo” or “Buck” Newsom. Despite the fact that he only pitched in one inning for Chicago, he had a very Cub-like career in that he showed flashes of brilliance but injuries and wildness hampered any consistency.
The son of a farmer, Newsom was born in Hartsville, SC on August 11, 1907. He played shortstop […]

You Never Knew They Were Cubs No. 2 - Veteran’s Day Edition

Friday, November 11th, 2005

Meet Billy Herman. Herman was born in 1909 in New Albany, Indiana. He started his career in 1928 with Vicksburg of the Cotton States League where he played 2nd base and hit .332 in 106 games. In 1931, while playing for Louisville of the American Association, he was sold midseason to the Cubs for $50,000.
In […]

You Never Knew They Were Cubs No. 1

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Meet Rollie Zeider. Born Nov.16, 1883, in Indiana, Rollie started playing professional ball in 1906 for Springfield, IL in the Three-I League and then from 1907 to 1909, he played for San Francisco in the Pacific Coast League. In 1910, he broke into the majors with the White Sox, played in 136 games at short […]